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The American Drawing-Book: A Manual for the Amateur, and Basis of Study for the Professional Artist: Especially Adapted to the Use of Public and Private Schools, as well as Home Instruction

New York: J. S. Redfield, 1847

Provenance

Presented by the author to John S. Mahan (inscribed pen and brown ink preliminary leaf: "To John S. Mahan Esq / With the Author's Compts"; Maxim Karolik (1893-1963), by whom bequeathed to MFA (accessioned September 13, 1978).

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875

1847

Place of Publication

New York, New York, USA

Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Overall: 30 x 23.1 x 2 cm (11 13/16 x 9 1/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1978.375

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with wood engravings

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Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books